the Silver Award examiners will only accept dogs that have
been awarded a Bronze Award Certificate, that have proper means
of identification and, whose handlers can show their means of
cleaning up after their dog.
with the dog The object is to demonstrate
that the dog will play with its handler. Play adds an extra dimension
to a dog's life and can be used to make training fun.
The object is to test the ability of the dog to walk on lead under
The object is for the dog to remain steady while the handler leaves
but the dog will rejoin when instructed to do so.
in one place
The object is that the dog will stay on the spot while the handler
moves away for 2 minutes. The handler should remain in sight.
The object is for the handler to get the dog in and out of a vehicle
in a controlled manner. The dog should remain quiet, relaxed and
under control during the exercise.
away from distractions
The object is for the handler to remain in control of their dog
when there are distractions.
The object is to demonstrate that the dog will not jump up. Should
this happen, the handler must be able to successfully instruct
the dog to cease.
The object is for the dog to have good manners when aware of peoples'
of the dog
The object is to demonstrate that the dog will allow inspection
of its body by a stranger as might be undertaken by a veterinary
The object is to test the knowledge of the handler on this subject.
After successful completion of the Silver Award, awardees can
purchase a Silver Good Citizen Dog Scheme Tag.
Courses < Puppy | Bronze |
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